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Stories and Tips Cape Breton

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Alexander Graham Bell National Historic Site

Written by tvordj on 01 Oct, 2008

Alexander Graham Bell did most of his famous telephone inventing in the US but he had a summer home in Baddeck where he lived most of the last part of his life, continuing his research and inventing, with the help of a team, loads of…Read More

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From Baddeck to Louisbourg and Home Again

Written by tvordj on 01 Oct, 2008

Yet another sunny day! We had a continental breakfast and checked out. We stopped at the Alexander Graham Bell National Historic site first, before heading to Louisbourg. This is a really interesting site and we spent an hour or two looking at all the exhibits…Read More

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Around the Cabot Trail

Written by tvordj on 01 Oct, 2008

We weren't lucky with the whale watching cruise so we took a little time and drove back to Joe's Scarecrow Village (see separate review). What an amazing and quirky attraction! Kind of creepy too. The one that really made the hair on my neck stand…Read More

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From PEI to Cheticamp

Written by tvordj on 01 Oct, 2008

Up early today. Peter is cooking breakfast but has invited us to the restaurant where he's using the facilities there. It's not open for breakfast, so it's just us for a private dining experience with our eggs and bac'. I was sure the eggs were…Read More

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From Halifax to Georgetown to Cape Breton

Written by tvordj on 01 Oct, 2008

I've been trying to get to Cape Breton for years and never seem to manage to make plans that work out so this year, I was determined. Graham was visiting for two weeks in September so we went ahead and booked. It would have been…Read More

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Exploring Cape Breton

Written by Ttangerine on 09 Feb, 2005

In Cape Breton we stayed at Bay St. Lawrence. This is right at the top of the island and very beautiful. We followed the Cabot trail, and the scenery was incredible. Each day we found something new to do and always had…Read More


Written by Lelli on 08 Sep, 2003

First off, I must recommend the kayak tour company that I traveled with, Leslee and Steve of Scotiakayaking.com. They were the highlight of the tour and you will love them. A lot of the kayak trips that I have taken in warmer waters do not…Read More

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Port Hood

Written by J&J Reid on 24 Aug, 2002

Port Hood is one of the larger fishing villages in Inverness County. Located on the Ceillidh Trail (route 19), the village has sufficient amenities that one can find nearly everything you need for a relaxing vacation without venturing too far. It features two…Read More

Meat Cove

Written by sterlingzinc on 17 Aug, 2004

Go see it. There is nothing there, but it is probably one of the most scenic drives that I have taken since the Road to Hana. The road is not pretty, but your rental car will make it. Those in the motor homes or with trailers…Read More

Cape Breton, a real treat

Written by samepenny on 21 Oct, 2000

I've heard of Cape Breton Island most of my life and was certainly not disappointed seeing it first hand. The wild scenery is impressive. Parks Canada has worked very hard to preserve nature in this area so much of the park is practically…Read More

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